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Author Drew, Jenny, author

Title Cartooning teen stories : using comics to explore key life issues with young people / Jenny Drew
Published London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016


Description 1 online resource (183 pages) : illustrations
Contents Acknowledgements. Notes on the text. Foreword by a young collaborator. Part 1: Working with comics and young people. 1. Introduction. 2. The therapeutic application of the arts. 3. The Comic Participation Model. 4. How to use the comics in this book. Part : Six comics. Allen -- the story of a young carer. Brian -- the story of a young person with ADHD. Emily -- the story of a young person exploring her sexual identity. Jay -- the story of a transgender person. Lauren -- the story of someone with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Cartoon Your Life -- A comic about how to make a comic. Part 3: Practical resources. The Safe Spoken Word -- a workshop on how to share stories safely. Lesson plans and worksheets. Young carers and mental health (Allen). ADHD (Brian). LGB issues and homophobia (Emily). Gender (Jay). Trauma and resilience (Lauren). Answers to Quizzes. References
Summary Comics are highly effective for broaching difficult social and emotional issues and this book explains how to use them with young people in educational and therapeutic settings. With 5 ready-to-use comics and advice on making them from scratch, learn how to support young people through interactive comics and help them to explore complex feelings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Art therapy for youth.
Comic books and teenagers.
Comic books and children.
Education: Care & Counselling Of Students.
MEDICAL -- Pharmacology.
Art therapy for youth.
Comic books and children.
Comic books and teenagers.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781784501068